Chelsea Midfielder Obi Mikel Speaks About 350 - Game Milestone
Published: December 26, 2015
Super Eagles star John Obi Mikel will become the 21st player to make 350 appearances for Chelsea if he is given a run - out against Odion Ighalo’s Watford in the Premier League on Boxing Day.The defensive midfielder has 349 games under his belt since joining the Stamford Bridge side ten years ago, with 16 of thos...
Hull City Boss Admits Chuba Akpom Is Still Learning The Ropes
Published: December 25, 2015
Hull City manager Steve Bruce has advised Chuba Akpom to improve his goalscoring after the striker failed to convert so many chances that came his way in The Tigers 2 - 0 loss to Rotherham United last weekend.The former Manchester United defender believes the Arsenal loanee still has time on his hands to work on his we...
Nwankwo Kanu Reacts To Wonder Goal From Yaya Toure Against Arsenal
Published: December 22, 2015
Former Arsenal hero Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the Gunners for their hard fought 2 - 1 victory over one of the challengers for the Premier League title, Manchester City, on Monday night at the Emirates.Like everyone else, the retired Nigeria international was in awe of the wonder goal scored by the Citizens powerho...
Iheanacho, Iwobi Start From Bench As Arsenal Host Man City
Published: December 21, 2015
Nigeria internationals Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho will be involved in the biggest game of their careers if they are given a run - out in the Premier League tie between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates tonight.Anglo - Nigerian striker Iwobi has made the Gunners 18 - man squad for the fifth time this sea...
Alex Iwobi Misses Arsenal U21 Clash Vs Aston Villa
Published: December 21, 2015
Alex Iwobi was not in the Arsenal U21s squad that lost 2-1 to their Aston Villa counterparts in the Under 21 Premier League Division 2 on Monday afternoon at Meadow Park.This has fueled speculation that the Nigeria international could be named in the match day squad for the Premier League clash with Manchester City at ...
Odion Ighalo Extends Scoring Streak To Four Matches, Nets Brace Against Liverpool
Published: December 20, 2015
Odion Ighalo notched a brace as Watford thrashed Liverpool 3-0 at Vicarage Road on Sunday in the Premier League.The in-form Nigeria international doubled the Hornets advantage in the 15th minute before grabbing his 12th goal of the season five minutes from time to help guide his side to seventh in the standings.For his...
Premier League Wrap : Mikel Comes Off Bench; Anichebe Benched; Alli Stars; Odemwingie & Onomah Missing
Published: December 19, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday evening.Chelsea got back to winning ways in their first game following the sacking of Jose Mourinho. It ended 3 - 1 at Stamford Bridge, with Nigeria international John Obi Mikel involved in action for the last 19 minute...
Victor Moses Not Fit To Face Swansea City, To Spend Two More Weeks On Sidelines
Published: December 18, 2015
Victor Moses is on the road to recovery according to the medical report from West Ham ahead of their Premier League clash against Swansea City on Sunday at the Liberty Stadium .Based on earlier estimations by club medics,  Moses is due to return to action in the new year following a hamstring injury he picked up a...
Michael Emenalo Reacts To Dismissal Of Jose Mourinho
Published: December 17, 2015
Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo has commented on the dismissal of Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho by the powers that be at Stamford Bridge.After 16 games in the English Premier League, the champions sit one point adrift of safety and the poor run of results was a result of tension between the coach and play...
Chuba Akpom Hands Hull City First Win In Five Games
Published: December 13, 2015
Chuba Akpom was on target for Hull City as they returned to winning ways in the Championship on Saturday with a 1 - 0 victory over Bolton Wanderers at the KC Stadium.On 19 minutes, the England youth - teamer was the quickest to react , firing home the loose ball after Elmohamady’s initial effort was saved by Ben ...
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Enters Watford Folklore; Iheanacho Bags Late Winner
Published: December 12, 2015
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.In the lunchtime kickoff, Everton were held to a 1 - 1 draw by Norwich City at Carrow Road, with England international Ross Barkley suiting up for the Toffees for the 16th time this season. The midfielder got ...
Ikechi Anya Delighted To Be Recognized By The Premier League
Published: December 10, 2015
Watford’s Anglo  - Nigerian midfielder Ikechi Anya has spoken of his happiness after he was recognized by the English Premier League.The Scotland international has been presented with an award for making his debut in the top - flight of English football this season.The award was introduced in the 2015 - 16 c...
West Ham Confirm Victor Moses Will Miss At Least Five Premier League Games
Published: December 10, 2015
West Ham have confirmed that Nigeria international Victor Moses, 24, will be out of action for at least four weeks.The winger had a scan earlier this week to determine the extent of damage after picking up a hamstring injury during the first half of the Premier League clash against Manchester United last weekend.&ldquo...
Ashinme Kigbu Makes Bench As Man City Share Spoils With Borussia Monchengladbach
Published: December 08, 2015
Ashinme Kigbu was an unused substitute as Manchester City rounded off their UEFA Youth League Group D fixtures with a 1 - 1 draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach at the Academy Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.The 16 - year - old defender would have made his first appearance in the competition if he was given a run - ...
Victor Moses To Know Injury Fate On Tuesday
Published: December 07, 2015
West Ham will have to wait until Tuesday to find out the number of weeks Victor Moses will have to spend on the sidelines.The winger was replaced in the 37th minute in the goalless draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday due to a hamstring injury. The Hammers Co - chairman David Gold said on Twitter: &l...